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Program Bookkeeper - Casper 
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The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services. WIL employees assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible.

The TCP Bookkeeper is responsible for managing consumer rider information, receiving vouchers/invoices and processing for payment, maintaining consumer database tracking mileage allotments, usage, and preparing monthly financial statements.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 20 hours per week, salaried, non-exempt

Reports to: Transportation Check Program Manager

Duties:

· Process consumer and driver paperwork to create and maintain accounts in consumer database

· Receive and process vouchers and punch card requests for payment

· Prepare monthly financial statements

· Excel spreadsheet data entry including consumer allotments, usage, and quarterly budgets

· Communicate regularly with TCP Manager and Specialists to identify issues with consumers, volunteer drivers and transit providers.

· Provide excellent customer service to co-workers, consumers and vendors

Qualifications:

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including OneDrive, Excel and database software

· Able to troubleshoot computer or accounting system errors related to daily work

· Strong organization skills and attention to detail

· Ability to prioritize and follow up on tasks

· Ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization

· Personal experience with a disability preferred

· Understand and support the Independent Living Philosophy

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 Independent Living Specialist - Laramie and Casper

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Full-time (Monday-Friday)

About the position  

In order to complete your application, please provide a cover letter addressing your personal experience with disability and familiarity with disability related resources and answering what "you feel" are the most significant barriers faced by people with disabilities.

Do you have personal experience with a disability and would like to work with a supportive team, in a flexible work environment to empower people with disabilities to live independent and inclusive lives?  Wyoming Independent Living’s (WIL’s) mission is to advance independence, dignity, and a world without barriers where people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in our communities and fulfil their individual life choices.  

 ROLE SUMMARY 

Independent Living Specialist empower individuals with disabilities to address barriers in order to regain, maintain or increase their independence and access the life and community which is most meaningful to them. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 

Partner with eligible consumers to: 

  • Locate disability related information and resources 
  • Build a support network of peers with disabilities 
  • Learn new skills for independent living 
  • Transition into the community of your choice 
  • Advocate for the rights, resources and services that are key to their success 
  • Assess needs and develop a plan to address 

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE: 

  • Assist consumers to establish Independent Living Goals and Plans 
  • Provide ongoing support as consumers move toward stated goals 
  • Provide information and referral on disability related resources 
  • Provide individualized and group training in independent living skills 
  • Co-facilitate workshops such as Living Well with a Disability 
  • Coordinate peer support for independent living through consumer groups and peer mentoring 
  • Educate consumers and the community on disability history, disability rights and disability pride 
  • Coordinate and conduct community outreach and systems advocacy 
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners and stakeholders 
  • Develop specialized knowledge as assigned in areas that may include employment, housing, adaptive technology, home modification, disability benefits, etc. 
  • Maintain accurate and timely consumer records, including case notes and documentation 
  • Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders. 
  • Participate in staff training and related conferences 
  • Other duties as assigned 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES 

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to connect to people 
  • Interviewing and facilitation skills 
  • Ability to plan, implement and document programs and services 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Required: 

  • Two years of related experience and/or education 

Preferred: 

  • Personal experience with a disability 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field 
  • Knowledge of disability related issues and resources 
  • Experience with or knowledge of Centers for Independent Living 

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities are  

strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided. 

 

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